Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installer Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for drywall and ceiling tile installers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of drywall and ceiling tile installers among New York cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,140
25th Percentile Wage
$36,020
50th Percentile Wage
$47,610
75th Percentile Wage
$74,110
90th Percentile Wage
$119,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for drywall and ceiling tile installers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,640. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,140.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,610
-6.53% 10.08%
2016
$50,720
-10.96% -
2015
$56,280
12.03% -
2014
$49,510
1.11% -
2013
$48,960
12.56% -
2012
$42,810
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of drywall and ceiling tile installers in state of New York ranges from $37,020 to $61,030. The highest paying area for drywall and ceiling tile installers in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $61,030. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-White Plains-Wayne (mean annual salary $58,640). The lowest paying area is Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$61,030
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$58,640
Glens Falls
$58,440
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$52,270
Rochester
$48,140
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$44,880
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$43,630
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$41,020
Utica-Rome
$39,020
Syracuse
$38,060
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$37,160
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$37,020




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